Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Discovering Lofoten

24 Jun , 2019  

Now in my fourth year at Macs Adventure, I’m lucky enough to have travelled to many beautiful places in Europe writing route notes for our self-guided adventures. However, when my partner, Craig, and I journeyed to the Lofoten Islands the landscape of this Arctic archipelago struck us as utterly different to anything we’d ever seen […]

Bike & Boat, Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Top tips for your Danube Bike & Boat adventure

17 Jun , 2019  

I was lucky enough to spend some time out of the office and cycled along the Danube river in April on our Passau to Budapest Bike and Boat tour. I traded my flat for a river cruiser and called ship MV Carissima my new home for the week. 4 countries, 3 capitals and countless charming […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Where are the Lofoten Islands?

10 Jun , 2019  

At 68° N, the Lofoten Islands are well within the Arctic Circle and form Norway’s largest island archipelago jutting out from the mainland over 1350 km north of Oslo. Despite their far-flung frontier feel the Lofoten Islands are well-connected to the Norwegian mainland by ferry and daily flights from Oslo (via Bodø ). The adventure […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

New Zealand Travel Tips

20 May , 2019  

New Zealand is the place to admire unspoiled natural wonders, explore adventure-filled cities and soak up the relaxed culture and slow pace of life. Travelling that far afield a trip to NZ is often part of a much larger trip.  There is a lot to fit into 2-3 weeks so it can be over-whelming. Here’s […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

The Unofficial National Bird of Scotland – The Golden Eagle

15 Apr , 2019  

So, yes, there is no official National Bird of Scotland. The Golden Eagle is one of the most impressive birds in Scotland, its might dominating the skies for those lucky enough to see it, but alas, as yet, it has not attained official National Bird status, but that does not diminish the joy of trying […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Top 20 Inca Trail Questions

2 Apr , 2019  

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the worlds great pilgrimages. The most recognised route is the three day hike from Piscaychucho to Machu Picchu following the road that Incan royalty would take to reach the ancient city. It is a route filled with wonder, camaraderie and filled with Incan archeological wonder. Taking […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

New Zealand South Island Road Trip

14 Mar , 2019  

Road tripping is the ideal way to see all that New Zealand has to offer. The South Island is rich in natural beauty and we have developed the ultimate road trip that not only gives you the best driving in the South Island, but allows you access to some of the most beautiful wilderness. Many […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Trekking

International Women’s Day 2019: Our Greatest Travel Achievements

7 Mar , 2019  

Have you ever thought of travelling alone but there’s something holding you back? Solo female travel is on the rise and we are delighted. As much as we love travelling with loved ones getting out there on your own is a completely different experience. Today we are celebrating our adventurous female explorers at Macs Adventure. […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Best time to visit New Zealand

6 Mar , 2019  

New Zealand’s rugged beauty and varied landscapes makes it a wonderful year-round destination.  Since it’s the Southern Hemisphere their seasons are a bit different from what we are used to.  Most people who visit New Zealand usually go during summer season, which is December through February. When it’s snowing in the UK it’s probably at […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

2 weeks in New Zealand – What Should I do?

1 Mar , 2019  

If you are visiting New Zealand for a two week holiday, how are you going to make sure you get the very best out of it? It is a great thing to want to head to a place and travel around, be free and explore, but can it be done in two weeks? From experience, […]

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